[ hahy-uh-rahr-ki-kuh l, hahy-rahr- ]
/ ˌhaɪ əˈrɑr kɪ kəl, haɪˈrɑr- /
of, belonging to, or characteristic of a hierarchy.
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
OTHER WORDS FROM hierarchical
hi·er·ar·chi·cal·ly, adverban·ti·hi·er·ar·chic, adjectivean·ti·hi·er·ar·chi·cal, adjectivean·ti·hi·er·ar·chi·cal·ly, adverb
non·hi·er·ar·chic, adjectivenon·hi·er·ar·chi·cal, adjectivenon·hi·er·ar·chi·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby hierarchical
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Example sentences from the Web for anti-hierarchical
Mixing in politics, these became leaders of an anti-hierarchical and at last anti-ecclesiastical movement.The Influence of the Bible on Civilisation|Ernst Von Dobschutz